Health

How To Make The Most Of The Uncomfortable Post-Natal Hospital Stay

How To Make The Most Of The Uncomfortable Post-Natal Hospital Stay

Preparing for the arrival of a baby is one of the many things moms do best. Setting up the nursery to perfection, making a birthing plan, packing your favorite birthing gown, and making the ultimate playlist for labor are all on the pre-baby checklist. The area moms forget to plan […]
Kids Need Sleep Too: Here’s What Happens To A Child’s Body If They Don’t Get Enough

Kids Need Sleep Too: Here’s What Happens To A Child’s Body If They Don’t Get Enough

Every mom knows the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. Having little ones running around and a newborn can almost make sleep seem impossible – and many moms know all too well at how their body is affected by lack of sleep. But studies now show sleep just isn’t […]
Moms, Be Careful Not To Train Your Child To Be An Emotional Eater

Moms, Be Careful Not To Train Your Child To Be An Emotional Eater

All moms want their children to feel better when they are sad or down, but some methods can actually cause more harm than good. To help a child process what they are feeling, it’s important to ask key questions so they can open up and share what’s on their hearts. […]
Working Mom With Chronic Illness Shares Her Self- Care Tips For Fellow Moms

Working Mom With Chronic Illness Shares Her Self- Care Tips For Fellow Moms

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding yet challenging jobs on the planet. And for moms who work outside of the home, and have a chronic illness – it can sometimes seem impossible to practice basic self-care. But unless you are filled up from the inside, you won’t […]
How Taking A Sick Day Benefited My Kids

How Taking A Sick Day Benefited My Kids

You have heard it said “Moms don’t get sick days!”  The fact of the matter is that we occasionally are down for the count, and no amount of will or might can lift our fatigued bottoms from the sofa. So, does that mean your kids are going to starve, thirst […]
5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

The joy of finding out your pregnant is one of the best moments a mother can have. Your body is going through a lot of changes beyond your growing belly – you will be tired, moody, and crave lots of interesting foods.  These transitions tend to derail all the fitness […]
Flu Season Is Here – When Should You Worry?

Flu Season Is Here – When Should You Worry?

It’s that time of year again – the temperature drops, we’re often stuck indoors, and we’re dreaming of warmer days. It’s also the worst time of year for viruses that can strike without warning and cause serious stress for parents with sick children. The flu is especially frightening when it […]
Hidden Germs In Your Home Are Not Where You Would Expect Them

Hidden Germs In Your Home Are Not Where You Would Expect Them

If you are anything like me, you can’t help but wipe the bathroom down almost every time you are in there – especially if you go after a eight-year-old boy. There are only so many hours in a day to get the house in order, so naturally picking and choosing […]
Lessons Learned From Living With A Depressed Teenager 

Lessons Learned From Living With A Depressed Teenager 

Depression takes no prisoners, and for teenagers who are struggling with changing hormones and intense life changes, it is a major battle that is crippling an entire generation. With an estimated 20 percent of teens struggling with depression, and some even taking their own lives – depression is something that […]
One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

When you ask someone how they are doing these days, one of the most typical responses is, “I’m tired.” Parents juggle a dozen things at any given time, and we often stay up late in order to get more done after the kids go to bed. But we’re not the […]